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Australian High Court declares methods of medical treatment are patentable
  • Marks & Clerk
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

In Apotex Pty Ltd v Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd 2013 HCA 50 (4 December 2013), the matter before the High Court of Australia involved a


Global Government Solutions 2016: Mid-Year Outlook
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia, Canada, European Union, Germany, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 1 2016

As we issue this 2016 Mid-Year Outlook, the global community has begun to wrestle in earnest with the momentous political, economic, and doing


‘Who’s that walking on my bridge?’: navigating ‘patent troll’ activity in the UK and Australia
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • March 31 2014

While the activities of so-called ‘patent trolls’ have generated significant media and political attention in the USA, these activities are unlikely


Unpacking Patent Box: Who’s claiming relief in the UK?
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia, OECD, United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

The first statistics showing how the UK’s patent box is being utilised by businesses have now been released


Reforms to be made to UK groundless threats rules
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • March 5 2015

The UK government has outlined measures to reform the groundless threats regime, responding to proposals published by the Law Commission last year


Pfizer’s LYRICA patent sufficient, valid and infringed in Australia (but not in the UK)
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • November 28 2016

In the recent decision of Apotex Pty Ltd v Warner-Lambert Company LLC (No 2) 2016 FCA 1238, the Federal Court has upheld the validity of Pfizer's


A single application and examination process for Australia and New Zealand?
  • Marks & Clerk
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

The New Zealand Government has released a discussion document on proposed changes to its Patents Regulations which provide for the implementation of


New global initiatives to accelerate examination of cleantech patent applications
  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 6 2012

In an effort to promote the development and commercialization of technologies that conserve natural resources or reduce negative environmental impact, patent offices around the world have adopted programs to expedite the examination of patent applications pertaining to clean technologies


Real chance of new tax incentives for innovation in Australia
  • Fisher Adams Kelly Callinans
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • March 5 2014

In recent weeks it has appeared increasingly likely that the Australian government will introduce something similar to the UK Patent Box system to


Could the courts compel prescribers and dispensers of medicines to help big pharma fight generics?
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • May 6 2015

A recent UK court ruling broke new ground in ordering an official health body to issue guidelines on prescribing a generic drug. Could the same thing